Earthquakes

UPDATE: Magnitude 4.7 earthquake felt throughout Kenai Peninsula
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An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 4.9 occurred Sunday afternoon about 44 miles west of Ninilchik, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center. The quake was recorded just before 12:40 p.m. at a depth of about 74 miles, the earthquake center said.

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72-year-old rescued after 13 days in earthquake rubble
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(CNN) For nearly two weeks, a 72-year-old man was trapped between the walls where his room had collapsed after a major earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador. The building where Manuel Vasquez lived had partially collapsed after a powerful …

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Small Earthquake Rattles Western Kentucky
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The USGS says a preliminary magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded at 2:12 a.m. Sunday about 9 miles north-northwest of La Center — and about 39 miles west-northwest of Paducah. No reports of injuries or damage were immediately available. Geologists say …

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Ecuador earthquake rescue dog who saved SEVEN lives dies from exhaustion
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The 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Ecuadorean coast on April 16 and the country continues to suffer from aftershocks. It has now been confirmed as the deadliest quake in South America since one in Colombia in 1999 killed more than 1,000 people.

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Utah, Arizona and Nevada meet in earthquake country
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St. George • Signs of earthquakes are everywhere in the chaotically beautiful geology of southwest Utah and the region where the mile-high Colorado Plateau falls off into the corrugated Basin-and-Range landscape that dominates neighboring Nevada.

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Nepal's Earthquake Recovery Remains in Disarray a Year Later
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SANKHU, Nepal — As the anniversary of Nepal's devastating earthquake came and went last week, Tilakmananda Bajracharya peered up at the mountainside temple his family has tended for 13 generations, wondering how long it would remain upright.

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